Course Type: Part Time

Level 4 Certificate in Internal Quality Assurance Award (3 units) (Full cost)

  • Course Code AAA0768
  • Day TBC
  • Time TBC
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Baltic Campus


AAA0768 Level 4 Certificate in Internal Quality Assurance Award - Feb Start (3 units) (Full cost) (95186)


Level 4

TAQA Level 4 (formerly known as the V1 Verifiers Awards) TAQA is the essential qualification for people working in vocational training and assessment.

TAQA demonstrates an organisation’s commitment to quality assessment and internal quality assurance. The Verifier’s Award have been revised and further developed to align with the Qualifications and Credit Framework.

TAQA ensures that staff are involved in internal quality assurance practice have the knowledge, understanding and competence to assess work-based qualifications and to efficiently and effectively manage the internal quality process.

Unit 4: Understanding the Principles & Practices of Internally Assuring the Quality of Assessment

Unit 5: Internally Assess the Quality of Assessment

Unit 8: Plan, Allocate and Monitor Work in Own Area of Responsibility As well as attending Knowledge sessions you will also be expected to undertake self-directed study to further develop your understanding of the quality assurance process. You will be supported in this by your tutor via tutorials and professional discussions.

You will be assessed through observations, personal statement, professional discussions and assignments.

Entry Requirements 

A minimum of GCSE grade C in English & Maths

Level 3 equivalent in your subject specialism & occupational competence

You must have active access to assessors in a vocational setting and or an occupational setting (i.e. who are assessing Apprentices) Whilst working towards this qualification, your assessment decisions must be countersigned by a qualified assessor (D34, V2 or TAQA 4) 


How to apply

You can register your interest for this course online, call 0191 490 2246 or email start@gateshead.ac.uk.

Qualifications needed

2 GCSEs grade C (4) or above in English and maths.

The cost of this course varies depending on your age and circumstances.

If you are under 19 years old, this course is free.

If you are aged over 19 years old you may qualify for free or reduced price course fees, depending on your circumstances.

If you already have a full level 3 qualification and are aged 19 years over, you can apply for an Advanced Learning Loan or pay the fee upfront in full and qualify for a 10% discount.

For an up to date cost and more finance information please visit an Enrolment Event, call 0191 490 2246 or email us at start@gateshead.ac.uk

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